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Rossetti His Life and Works by  Evelyn Waugh - 1st - 1928 - from Inklings & Yarnspinners (SKU: IYC131802)

Rossetti His Life and Works

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Rossetti His Life and Works

by Waugh, Evelyn

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  • hardcover
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Near fine, 1st edition, missing d/j, smooth maroon clothbound (slight fading on cover), gilt spine titling; text block firm, unt
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London: Duckworth, 1928. 1st. hardback. Near fine, 1st edition, missing d/j, smooth maroon clothbound (slight fading on cover), gilt spine titling; text block firm, untrimmed pages tight and crisp, unmarked.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). Rossetti was Evelyn Waugh's first published book. It details the life and works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Waugh naturally offers his own critique of this magnanimous Victorian pre-raphelite. 8 b/w plates.

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Bookseller
Inklings & Yarnspinners GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
IYC131802
Title
Rossetti His Life and Works
Author
Waugh, Evelyn
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used - Near fine, 1st edition, missing d/j, smooth maroon clothbound (slight fading on cover), gilt spine titling; text block firm, unt
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Duckworth
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1928
Pages
232
Keywords
biography, art, history, Pre-Raphaelite, Waugh
Bookseller catalogs
2nd-hand books;
X weight
0.48 g
Size
8vo (230 x 150 / 9\"\" x 6\"\")

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